Who is Gary Chouest?
Gary Chouest is president of the Edison Chouest Group. Which was founded by his father Edison Chouest. He was born in July 1944. He is married to Carlyn, they have 4 children.
In addition to his role at the Edison Chouest Group, Gary Chouest has also been involved in various other business and civic endeavors. He is a member of the Offshore Marine Service Association and served on the Board of Directors of the National Ocean Industries Association. Also, he has been recognized with several awards and accolades for his contributions to the maritime industry.
Edison Chouest Offshore
It was founded as Edison Chouest Boat Rental in Galliano, Louisiana, in 1960. The Edison Chouest Offshore companies (ECO) are active in marine transportation services.
ECO operates a growing fleet of well over 200 vessels. Ranging from 87 to over 525 feet in length.
ECO supports the majority of the U.S. Gulf deepwater operations. With its fleet of highly specialized offshore service and supply vessels.
Part of the Edison Chouest group is the yacht builder Westport. Westport was founded in 1964 en would become the largest yacht builder in the US.
Westport was a pioneer in the use of composite materials in yacht and commercial construction. And to date has completed a total of more than 140 yachts and many commercial vessels.
Westport Yachts is known for building high-quality, custom-built luxury yachts and Gary Chouest’s MY GIRL boat is one of the beautiful examples of their work.
How Much is Gary Chouest Net Worth?
His net worth is estimated at $1 billion. But some sources claim his net worth is more than $7 billion.
Gary’s son Dino Chouest is Executive Vice President at the family’s company.
Several vessels of the group have been named after him. Such as the Offshore Tug/Supply Ship DINO CHOUEST (IMO: 9382853, MMSI: 368400000).
Gary’s other son Ross Chouest is also an executive at the Edison Chouest Group. He is also a successful race driver, competing in the Ferrari Challenge Driver.
He is currently driving a Ferrari 488 Challenge Eco. Since 2022 he owns the Chouest Povoledo Racing Team.
The ROSS CHOUEST Tug boat is named after him.
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